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Which foods have the most calories at Dairy Queen?

If you want to cut out some extra calories at Dairy Queen, you may want to skip dinner and go straight to dessert. Read more

Maine's smelts, sought by ice fishermen, have strong winter

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Ice fishing for smelts is a winter tradition in Maine, where the small fish are fried and eaten whole. Read more

This light Red Wine Granita is a perfect cold dessert

It may be cold where you are, but down in Miami, things are getting hot, hot, hot in preparation for the South Beach Food and Wine Festival. Showcasing local and celebrity chefs from around the world, the festival highlights the flavors and ingredients of the southern United States, with extra flair from Miami's vibrant Latin influence. Read more

Taco Bell will take popular chicken-shelled chalupa off menu

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — A Taco Bell treat that has a shell made entirely of fried chicken will vanish from the fast-food chain's menu despite its popularity. Read more


Cookbook author John Ash goes wild

The chef will be at the Tucson Festival of Books with his latest cookbook. Read more

These banana oat muffins make a quick breakfast or snack

Like many families, we try to minimize the amount of processed sugar we eat. But, it is lurking everywhere, and we are eating far more processed sugar than our grandparents did. How to combat this trend that seems to have sneaked up on us? Read more

Kellogg's unveils Pop-Tarts pizza, tacos at NYC cafe

NEW YORK (AP) — Pop-Tarts might not just be for breakfast anymore. Read more

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In celebration of National Pizza Day, a look a the pizza capitals of America

From politics to environmental issues, controversy runs rampant. But one thing remains beloved by (almost) everyone: pizza. So in ho… Read more

Which Carl's Jr. and Hardee's foods have the most calories?

Large hamburgers contain enough calories and fat to equal multiple meals, but there are more than just salads to choose from on the … Read more

Breakfast cereals with more sugar than a scoop of ice cream

A standard 1/2 cup serving of vanilla ice cream contains 14 grams of sugar, but these 24 breakfast options have even more. Read more

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Online cookbook features North Country business recipes

COLEBROOK, N.H. (AP) — Want to try cooking some moose chili or fiddlehead ferns? There's a free online cookbook featuring recipes from 22 businesses in New Hampshire's North Country. Read more

Correction: Pimento Spread-Recall story

CHESTER, S.C. (AP) — In a story Feb. 9 about a recall of Ruth's Salads pimento cheese spread, The Associated Press reported erroneously where some of the recalled items were made. All of the recalled spread was made in a plant in Chester, South Carolina; none of it was made in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more

Middleton plant laboratory turned into crop research center

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The University of Wisconsin-Madison has turned a $10 million commercial biotech plant laboratory in Middleton into the hub of a new crop research center. Read more